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Conservation Fund Awaiting Revenue

Nearly $315 million of the Land and Water Conservation Fund has been invested in Pennsylvania’s outdoor spaces, including Ricketts Glen State Park in Luzerne County.

Sadly, Congress has failed to renew this program, which is scheduled to expire in September. That’s why Rep. Matt Cartwright, of Moosic, recently spoke out to protect this critical program, which protects places like Independence National Historical Park and Cherry Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Monroe County.

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Conservation Voters of PA Endorsed-Candidates Bring Environment to the Forefront of State Victories

Conservation Voters of PA congratulates its slate of endorsed candidate who won their primary elections Tuesday night: incumbents Sen. Art Haywood, Rep. Adam Ravenstahl, Rep. Mike O’Brien, Rep. Chris Rabb, and Rep. James Roebuck, and challengers Sara Innamorato, Kyle Mullins, Danielle Friel Otten, and Summer Lee. Conservation Voters of PA also congratulates Helen Tai for her victory in the Special Election in House District 178.

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Conservation Voters of PA and Sierra Club Pennsylvania Endorse Summer Lee for State Representative

Today, Conservation Voters of PA and Sierra Club Pennsylvania both endorsed Summer Lee for State Representative in Allegheny County’s 34th District. 

“Summer is campaigning on a platform centered on achieving environmental justice for constituents in the 34th district and brings an unparalleled energy to her fight for clean air and water in her community,” said Josh McNeil, Executive Director of Conservation Voters of PA. “Voters have a historic opportunity to elect a true environmental champion by voting for Summer in the May 15th primary.” 
 

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Conservation Voters of PA Endorses Sara Innamorato for State Representative

Today, Conservation Voters of PA endorsed Sara Innamorato for State Representative in Allegheny County’s 21st district.

“Sara is campaigning on a platform full of pro-environment issues and brings an unparalleled energy to her fight for clean air and water in her community,” said Josh McNeil, Executive Director of Conservation Voters of PA. “She’s a strong supporter of progressive solutions to climate change and we encourage the voters of the 21st district to send her to Harrisburg.”

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Conservation Voters of PA Endorses State Representative Mike O’Brien

Today, Conservation Voters of PA endorsed State Representative Mike O’Brien for re-election in Philadelphia’s 175th district. 

“Rep. O’Brien has a 100% score on the most recent Pennsylvania Environmental Scorecard, and is a steadfast environmental champion in the State House,” said Josh McNeil, Executive Director of Conservation Voters of PA. “We need to send Rep. O’Brien back to Harrisburg to continue standing up for public transportation and fighting against attacks on our clean air, land, and water."

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Conservation Voters of PA Endorses State Senator Art Haywood

Today, Conservation Voters of PA endorsed State Senator Art Haywood for re-election in the 4th district. 

“Sen. Haywood is a strong environmental champion in the State Senate who is committed to fighting for better environmental protections,” said Josh McNeil, Executive Director of Conservation Voters of PA. “We need to send Sen. Haywood back to Harrisburg to continue standing up for clean air, land, and water."

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Conservation Voters of PA Endorses State Representative James Roebuck

Today, Conservation Voters of PA endorsed State Representative James Roebuck for re-election in Philadelphia’s 188th district. 

“Rep. Roebuck has been a strong voice for the environment in Harrisburg for the last 33 years. As one of the longest serving State House members, Rep. Roebuck is one of our most experienced advocates for clean air, land, and water,” said Josh McNeil, Executive Director of Conservation Voters of PA. “We need to send Rep. Roebuck back to Harrisburg to continue standing up against giveaways to the gas industry and advocating for clean renewable energy." 

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Conservation Voters of PA Endorses Kyle Mullins for State Representative

Today, Conservation Voters of PA endorsed Kyle Mullins for State Representative in Scranton’s 112th District.  

“Our state constitution guarantees Pennsylvanians the right to clean air, pure water, and protected natural resources. Too often, our State Legislature forsakes these rights in the form of giveaways to the gas industry and attacks on critical environmental protections,” said Josh McNeil, Executive Director of Conservation Voters of PA. “We need more leaders in Harrisburg like Mr. Mullins, who will stand up for our environment and our health.”

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Conservation Voters of PA Endorses State Representative Adam Ravenstahl

Today, Conservation Voters of PA endorsed State Representative Adam Ravenstahl for re-election in Allegheny County’s 20th district. 

“Rep. Ravenstahl has hands-on experience fighting to replace dirty energy with the clean energy of the future. He has stood with his constituents in fighting for better environmental policies that will protect public health,” said Josh McNeil, Executive Director of Conservation Voters of PA. “Rep. Ravenstahl’s commitment to the fight for a cleaner future is the kind of vision we need in Harrisburg.”

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Conservation Voters of PA Endorses State Representative Chris Rabb

Today, Conservation Voters of PA endorsed State Representative Chris Rabb for re-election in Philadelphia’s 200th district. 

“Rep. Rabb has demonstrated in just his first term that he is a stalwart champion for environmental justice in the State House. We applaud Rabb for introducing his bill today to commit Pennsylvania to 100% clean energy by 2050,” said Josh McNeil, Executive Director of Conservation Voters of PA. “He has consistently championed issues surrounding clean energy, water, and air and we encourage the citizens of the 200th district to send Rep. Rabb back to Harrisburg.” 

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